Best of the Web 9 Sep

Story & Structure

:: When we go to the Movies we want to be Moved (Emotionally)
:: Action is more than just Gunfights and Car Chases
:: The Town: A Master Class in Screenwriting
:: Script Review: Dogs Of Babel
:: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Beat Sheet

Script Perfection

:: Premature Word Ejaculation
:: TV Writer Podcast: Jana Sinyor (Dark Oracle, Being Erica)
:: Interview with Christine Conradt
:: Editing is Murder
:: Creating Characters You Worry About
:: The 12 Things to Nail Before You Start Rewriting

Pitching & Selling

:: When Is Your Script Ready to Pitch?
:: Grabbing an Actor Doesn’t Just Mean Pulling a Few in to do a Table
:: Interview: Richard Ayoade (Submarine) about breaking into ‘The Industry’
:: The Scoggins Report: August 2012 Spec Market Roundup
:: Meet the Reader: The Dark Side

Best of the Rest

:: Dory’s nose bleed in ‘Finding Nemo’
:: ABC Orders Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pilot
:: ‘Samsara’ Team Talk Globetrotting Across 25 Countries for their Follow-Up to ‘Baraka’
:: 5 True Stories Cut from Movies for Being Too Unrealistic
:: Breaking Bad: Most Jaw-Dropping moments of Season 5
:: London Film Festival 2012 Lineup Announced
:: Take 60 seconds to read some Beautiful Writing

With thanks to Jamie Campbell and Brooke Trezise.



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